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Homicide on Georgia Avenue, NW

Sunday, November 9, 2008

Homicide on Georgia Avenue, NW

Detectives assigned to the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide and Sexual Offenses Branch are investigating a homicide that resulted from a shooting committed in the 4500 block of Georgia Avenue, NW.

At approximately 9:00 pm, on Saturday, November 8, 2008 members of the department’s Fourth District responded to the 4500 block of Georgia Avenue, NW for the report of sounds of gunshot. Upon arrival, they located 19-year-old Bryant Washington, of the 1000 block of New Jersey Avenue, NW, suffering from apparent multiple gunshot wounds to the body. The victim was transported by personnel from the DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

This case remains under investigation by detectives from the department’s Homicide and Sexual Offenses Branch. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call police at (202) 727-9099 or 1-888-919-CRIM [E]. Anonymous information may also be forwarded to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.

The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone that provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons wanted for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia.

Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to DC Crime Solvers at 1-800-673-2777 and to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411. If the information provided by the caller to the Crime Solvers Unit leads to an arrest and indictment, that caller will be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.